The museums and the sustainable development goals

Given decision: 2018-09-26 00:00

Decided. Formas has allocated SEK 10 million to a call for financing of museum initiatives directed at an external audience.


Publicly funded Swedish museums may seek funding for major projects to promote research on sustainable development goals and research within Formas’ areas of responsibility: Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning.

Who can apply: Publicly funded Swedish museums.
Each project can apply for: Max SEK 2 million.
Length of project: 1 year.
Formas allocates: 
Up to SEK 10 million. 

The call closes August 15, 2018. Decision is expected to be taken by Formas Scientific Council on September 26, 2018.

More information available here (in Swedish) External link.

Contact information


Sofia Rickberg, Senior Communication Officer, Formas
Telefon: +46 (0)72-718 96 79

Elisabet Blomberg, Head of Communications, Formas
Telefon: +46 (0)72-233 40 04

Administrative assistance

Kenneth Nilsson, Research Administrator, Formas
Telefon: +46 (0)8-775 40 40

Page manager: Sofia Rickberg

Updated:1 February 2019